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ELK 5.4 Released

Elastic search released the latest version of its stack. There are of course a lot of cool new things, but we also feel that they, one step after the other push people to a licence model. I have no problem with that but it makes the life of people that want to keep a licence free stack more difficult.

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Testing ELK 5.2

ELK 5.2 has arrived and there are some nice additions. Please find below a complete docker-compose file that let’s you quickly play with the latest versions of elastic search, kibana and a few additional tools used to monitor the system.

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Monitoring Docker 2

There are a lot of tools that can be used to monitor docker as explained in this previous post, but it could be interesting to keep the history of the CPU and memory used by each individual container.

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Kibana 5.1.1 released

Kibana 5.1.1 is released. It is definitively worth the try.

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Monitoring Elastic Stack Part 2

In the part 1, we saw how to display the number of docs and their sizes per node. In the real life, it helps but we need more than that.

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Monitoring your Elastic Cluster health

There are multiple add-ons that can help you monitor your Elastic Search cluster health. We are addicted to the kopf/cerebro plugins which let us understand easily the current state of the cluster. But the drawback of such a plugin is that it does not keep track of what is happening when it is not running. Continue reading “Monitoring your Elastic Cluster health”

Secure Kibana with NGINX

NGINX as reverse proxy and HTTP server to get your infrastructure secured and reachable from Internet.

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Checking the Elastic 5 stack via Docker

Docker lets you check the full elastic 5 stack in a few seconds. The only thing required is a docker-compose file that includes and links the appropriate containers together.

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Deeper into Elasticsearch

Explore kopf a very useful elasticsearch plugin.

Learn how to organise your Data.

Indexing  Mapping  Teamplating

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